My parents are no longer my source of motivation. Instead, I’m inspired by the fun of being able to go to faraway places and experience new things in my life. My success may still make my parents smile. But that’s not why I’m doing it anymore.
Seventy-five percent of California’s schools are facing a teacher shortage, according to Desiree Carver-Thomas, research and policy associate at Learning Policy Institute, a non-profit research organization based in Palo Alto. This is due to a “leaky bucket,” she said, in which there are more teachers leaving the profession than there are coming in.
A California state bill could change the lives of inner-city youth. Assembly Bill 37, introduced last December by Assemblymember Patrick O’Donnell, D-Long Beach, would establish state standards for instruction in media arts.
African-American parents sat down with UC Provost Yvette Gullatt this month to discuss different paths to enrolling in the University of California.
El Cerrito High School track and field star Kaylah Robinson has signed a national letter of intent to attend the University of Oregon.
I always imagined photography class would be as simple as just standing behind a camera lens and pressing a button. But Mr. John Ohlmann, my photography teacher at Richmond High, proved me wrong.
Going to college is the dream and aspiration of many students and their parents in Richmond. But the road to college is a grueling and tough one, with deadlines to submit college applications, not to mention the already stressful amount of homework you have to pull through.
School district staff want to move Wilson to Portola in the summer of 2018. But Wilson students, parents, and teachers say they can wait no longer. They want the district to move Wilson to Portola for the start of the 2017-2018 school year.
Richmond Promise is sponsoring a series of spring student and family workshops to help high school seniors complete their financial aid and Richmond Promise scholarship applications. The workshops are scheduled for 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. at 450 Civic Center Plaza on the following dates: March 1, 2, 7, 9 and 10.
Over 80 West Contra Costa High School students recently got the chance to conduct mock trials at the Superior Courthouse in Martinez as they participated in the annual countywide mock trial competition.